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Sociology & Anthropology Schools in Pennsylvania

60 Sociology & Anthropology students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Sociology & Anthropology is the 218th most popular major out of a total 328 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Sociology & Anthropology Majors in Pennsylvania

Sociology & Anthropology majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 60

Gender Distribution

In Pennsylvania, a sociology and anthropology major is more popular with women than with men.

Sociology & Anthropology Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of sociology and anthropology majors in Pennsylvania is as follows:

  • Asian: 10.0%
  • Black or African American: 13.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 11.7%
  • White: 51.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 6.7%
  • Other Races: 6.7%
Sociology & Anthropology Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Sociology & Anthropology Grads in Pennsylvania

There are 12,220 people in the state and 491,330 people in the nation working in sociology and anthropology jobs.

Sociology & Anthropology Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Sociology & Anthropology Jobs in Pennsylvania

A typical salary for a sociology and anthropology grad in the state is $94,090, compared to a typical salary of $90,290 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer sociology and anthropology degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
2,662 Total Students

The 1.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $56,400 after earning their degree at this institution. It takes the average student 4.05 years to graduate.


Swarthmore College

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
1,594 Total Students

8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 62% of students receive it. The average student takes 4.08 years to complete their degree at Swarthmore.


Lycoming College

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
1,140 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. Graduates earn an average $34,100 after graduation. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.50%.


Ursinus College

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
1,472 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 77% of the teachers are full time.


Robert Morris University

Moon Township
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
4,608 Total Students

An average student at RMU will pay a net price of $26,027. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

Sociology & Anthropology Careers in PA

Some of the careers sociology and anthropology majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Sociology Professors 8% $74,180
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 7% $88,360
Managers 3% $116,820
Sociologists -11% $120,900
Anthropologists and Archeologists -15% $65,730

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to sociology and anthropology.

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Economics 2,379
Political Science & Government 2,072
Sociology 952
Criminology 808
Geography & Cartography 616
International Relations & Security 593
Anthropology 386
General Social Sciences 366

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